Doug is Co-Chair of Osler’s Mining Group and former Co-Chair of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group. His practice focuses on corporate and securities law matters, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. His practice has included a broad range of transactions and advice encompassing private and public acquisitions, hostile and supported takeover bids, going private transaction, private and public market financings, corporate governance issues and advising domestic and cross-border issuers with respect to their general public company obligations. Doug recently returned to the Toronto office after practising in the firm’s New York office from January 2008 to August 2011.
Doug is currently a member of the Securities Advisory Committee (SAC) of the Ontario Securities Commission. SAC advises the Ontario Securities Commission on legislative and policy initiatives, and capital markets trends.